MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOK OF THE MONTH
The Mapmakers’ Race by Eirlys Hunter
This chapter book has a well-paced plot and is the perfect fit for children who like to read about adventures. Four siblings enter a race in the uncharted wilderness of New Zealand, with hopes of winning the big reward that will help save their family. The run in to all sorts of trouble in the perilous outdoors and from their treacherous competitors.